A self-taught photographer, Sangeeta Rana’s works illustrate a conceptual approach and are driven by a compassionate eye. Her body of work spreads over a wide spectrum of thematic interpretations, resonating her passion for reportage photography and often spotlighting socio-cultural issues.
Her work ‘Migration Workers – in the depth of darkness’ was published in PIX, a photography quarterly and was part of the exhibition 'Outsider' (Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi / 2011) and 'Witness to Change'(Indo-German URBAN MELA/ 2012 ). The series was also shown at the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro as part of the exhibition ‘Índia - LADO A LADO’ (Side by Side) in 2011 presented by PIX.
Two of her photograph series, ‘In the depth of darkness’ and ‘The grass is greener (on the other side!)’, were shown at the United Art Fair 2013 in New Delhi. In 2015 Sangeeta’s photo installation titled ‘Knots & Crosses’, highlighting gender discrimination on income disparity was well received at the exhibition ‘Gender Bender’ organised by Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan, Bangalore. Her project 5 GMS | 70 GSM | 1000 X 1000 INCIDENTS has been selected for ‘5 Million Incidents’ being presented by RAQS Media Collective and Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan India later this year.
Sangeeta Rana, a postgraduate in Education and Marketing and an alumnus of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK has worked as the Communication Manager at Pro Helvetia – Swiss Arts Council’s liaison office for South Asia for the past 12 years. She lives in Gurgaon and currently consults as a Communication & PR professional.